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Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> and uc berkeley seismologists will be testifying this week urging the government to build and pay for an early earthquake warning system. and there is bart also using this system. >> that is right. bart just launched a system and it became the first train system in this country to incorporate an early earthquake warning system. there is a siren giving a minute's warning, enough time to protect ourselves. and scientists from uc berkeley have tested an early warning earthquake system. they planted sensors around the bay area to detect waves from an earthquake epicenter, alerts are sent over the internet to end users like bart. there is a software program analyzing that data. >> there is software to initiate commands through our computer sending a command to the field putting trains into breaking mode and limits them to 27 miles per hour. >> that is important because faster they're goinging, stronger they'll shake. google is receiving alerts. social media companies are an important component to the system. and uc seismologist says project goal is to broaden warnings to the general pu
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
shortages of two food banks that are low on supplies because the government hasn't lived up to kmimts for months and there is a silent movie revealing the bay areas past. >> that looks like fun. >> thank you. >> and there is history coming alive for students in one class. >> they were invited to dig up some of the san francisco past near land's end. >> they were able to unearth tile four. >> other artifacts going to go to historic records. >> there are lesson plans teaching kids about archeology and changing landscape. >> that is terrific experience. >> that is go gs to do it for us. >> from all of us here thanks for watching.
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of what the government called deceptive practices. saying the bank charged late fees and discriminated against older consumers. officials said telemarketers promised a $300 reward that actually did not exist. and american express says it has cooperated fully with the investigation and correcting violations and the bank agreed to refund customers directly. >> wow. all right. thank you. >> sure. >> and outside today, snokin snoking -- smoking hot. >> there is a look at the forecast in october. >> i know. really. inland areas unseasonally hot today. coastal areas were warmer than average. there is one record to tell you about. there is previous records set back in 1913, 96 degrees. you can see poor air quality there. it's spare the air continuing for today. and once again, is a spare the air day. there is another live picture now from our camera, there is the place to go heading to oak beach there is away from the heat. the heat has extended all the way to the coastline as we had a nice flow develop. so there is heat from inland areas to the coastal communities. there is where you'll see
Sep 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
government tournament in the east bay. there is supporting an organization sending young people to summer camp. >> there is an important aspect that every skid anonymous so the counselors don't know and every kid just gets to be a kid. >> if you would like to support dan and friends all have you to do is head to abc 7 and you'll find a link to connect you. >> that is a terrific group. >> abc 7 is about to make shun 49 thoi richer, for october 18th game, we're giving away $49,000. and if you like us on facebook. just click on our page and that is 7 news, we'll announce on october 18th right after the san francisco 49ers take on seattle seahawks and that is all right here. >> employees not eligible. >> none of us rb winning that money. >> and there is one click, doesn't take a lot. >> yes. >> i'm going to tell when you weather is going warm up so you can make plans to head to the beach. there is a marine layer there around 1500 feet deep. and temperatures from one to seven degrees cooler there is towards mount diablo. you can see sunny skies inland. highs managed t
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of california. >> currently the federal government secure communities law requires local police to turn over undocumented immigrants who are accused of minor and nonviolent crimes, even if they don't have a prior criminal record. >>> san jose police are investigating the city's 34th homicide of the year. police say it started with a fight near the burn-all road and hospital ray highway just before 1:00 this morning. officers found a man suffering from at least one stab wound. he died a short time later at the hospital. no arrests have been made. >>> the trial is set to begin tomorrow for the woman charged with murdering nursing student michelle lee. prosecutors say giselle esteban killed lee because she was jealous of lee's relationship with her ex-boyfriend. lee disappeared last may. her body was found nearly four months later in a remote area between pleasanton and simole. family members say they will be at the trial. >>> up next, preparing for the big debate. there's a lot on the line for both presidential candidates, but political pundits say it could be make-or-break for one in particul
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